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Epilepsy Center

Cleveland Clinic has one of the largest,
most comprehensive programs in the world
for the evaluation and medical and surgical
treatment of epilepsy in children and adults.

About Epilepsy Center
Learn about the epilepsy center and our services, including those for children.
Diseases & Conditions
Learn about the different types of epilepsy and related conditions.
Diagnostics & Testing
Find out how we leverage technology and experience to map the brain’s electrical activity and localize the seizure source.
Treatments & Services
Various epilepsy treatment options exist for controlling and preventing seizures. Learn about the options as well as treatment outcomes.
Our Doctors & Care Providers
Find Cleveland Clinic epilepsy specialists in Cleveland, Ohio, and Weston, Florida.
What you need to know about making an appointment or referral, including contact information and what to expect.
Research & Innovations
Explore clinical trials and research to further the treatment of epilepsy.
Patient Education
Be informed about epilepsy, from diagnosis to treatment options. Find tips for living with this condition and resources for support.
For Medical Professionals
Learn from our coordinated, multidisciplinary team with a comprehensive range of skills and knowledge in adult and pediatric epilepsy.


Epilepsy Education

Epilepsy Patient Stories

Patient Resources

Becoming a Patient

Adult and pediatric patients come to Cleveland Clinic from all over the world for medical and surgical treatment of epilepsy. Learn how to become a patient.

    Patient Downloads

    For further information, select from our list of free epilepsy related educational brochures and fact sheets.


    Dr. Elaine Wyllie presented Legacy Award at the 2015 Epilepsy Association Gala

    Elaine Wyllie, MD was recently honored with the Legacy Award by Cleveland's Epilepsy Association at their 24th annual gala.

    The event is held every year during National Epilepsy Awareness Month, raising funds and awareness for the 55,000 individuals who are affected by epilepsy in Northeast Ohio.

    Last year’s Gala raised over $100,000 to support the programs and services of the Epilepsy Association.

    Photo Gallery: Epilepsy Association's Annual Gala

    Click on any image below to view the larger size of that image.


    Preventing Epilepsy Deaths

    Surgery Helps Baby With Epilepsy Having Over 100 Seizures a Day